Sightings: 2012

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GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 02 September 2012
Birds of note 12.00-19.10; Common Sandpiper, 5 Snipe, Eygtian Goose, Pink-Foot Goose, Hobby, Kingfisher, Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Kestral, Buzzard, 11 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Swallow, House and Sand Martins, 2 Little Grebe, Jay, also the number of Teal and Shovlers starting to build up. The New Zealand Scaup (escapee) has returned.
AL H on Sunday, 02 September 2012
sat. 1st sept.
peregrine in dead tree newlands, hobby and kingfisher west marsh, pink foot goose,sparrowhawk and 6 snipe east marsh. also blackcap,chiffchaff,and willow warbler
A. BODDINGTON on Saturday, 01 September 2012
Friday 31st aug 11-3pm. Kingfishers fishing on both west marsh & teal pools. Newlands screen ; hobby,kestrel,buzzard over,kingfisher flew by twice,2 goldfinch & jay
MIKE LYNN on Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Wednesday 29.08.12 (1200 - 1600) Very rainy day!

(East Marsh pool) numerous Greylags and Canada geese, large numbers of ducks including Mallard, Gadwall, Shoveler, 2 x Tufted; Common snipe (5 or 6), 2 x Little grebe, 1 x Egyptian Goose, 1 x Cormorant, 2 x Grey Heron

(Teal Pool)2 x Green Sandpiper, Hobby sitting for over 30 minutes in large dead tree on left side, Kingfisher flying by
COLIN POTTER on Wednesday, 29 August 2012
800/1000 geese came in to roost from 19.30 until 21.00. Mainly Canada/grey lags + 1 Barnacle and 1 Pink-footed. They came in from up river.
ALAN H on Sunday, 26 August 2012
spotted flycatcher and hobby from carlton hide. egyptian and pink foot goose on east marsh. 5 green sand and 2 snipe on teal pool. kingfishers fishing regularly on west marsh, taking fish with them to feed young towards river
ROBERT WAKELAM on Friday, 24 August 2012
Friday 24th August a.m.
Highlights ;-
Path from Visitor Centre - 2 Green Woodpeckers
Steetley Hide - 2 kingfishers catching fish.
East Marsh - Peregrine over, 2 Little Grebe.
Teal Hide - 6 Green Sandpiper.
Carlton Hide - Peregrine and Hobby sitting in dead tree at same time.
2 Kingfishers catching fish - great views.
Others - Jay, Gr Sp Woodp,Whitethroat.
KEVIN GROOCOCK on Friday, 24 August 2012
0600 - 1100
Lesser Whitethroat (1); Treecreeper; Blackcap; Shoveler; Kingfisher (2 East Marsh, 1 West Marsh); Green Sandpiper (2 Teal Pool); Jay; Willow Warbler; Bullfinch; Water Rail (heard at Carlton); Chiffchaff; Whitethroat; Buzzrard (2); Sedge Warbler; Willow Tit (Reed screen); Snipe (2 east marsh); Sparrowhawk; Reed Warbler; Very few Warblers in number!
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Birds of note 5 Green Sandpipers Teal Pool. 2 Common Sandpipers, Pinkfoot Goose, 3Lesser Black-backed Gulls,1 juv Herring Gull ,1 Common Tern ,Sparrowhawk and Kingfisher all East Marsh. Hobby from Carlton hide
ALLY BARTLEY on Monday, 20 August 2012
1 great spotted woodpecker outside tearoom
5 Green Sandpipers teal pool
1 rabbit sitting peacefully and very obligingly near kingfisher pool
2 jays in horsetail glade
(August 20th 2012)